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Trump declares 'total vindication' after Comey testimony

On Thursday, former FBI Director James Comey testified for three hours publicly before the Senate Intelligence Committee . WATCH: President Trump denies asking Comey for "loyalty" Earlier, Trump, who had refrained from tweeting all day Thursday - even as Comey accused his administration of spreading "lies" and suggested Trump had attempted to influence the investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election - struck back in an early-morning tweet. Read More »

United Kingdom police seeking missing attack victim find body in river


Previously unreleased CCTV footage has made its way to social media, showing the moment armed police officers killed three terrorists who launched a vicious attack on Londoners last week. All were arrested in Ilford, east London , one on drugs charges and two on terrorism charges. Police shot to death all three attackers, who went on a stabbing rampage in nearby Borough Market after crashing their rented van. Read More »

Rafael Nadal: This is the most important moment of my career


Nadal lost a grand total of 35 games throughout the tournament, the second fewest by any man at any major in the best-of-five-set Open Era (six 1968). On this day, he was terrific. Nadal said when he first won the title in 2005 he would not have imagined he would still be playing in 2017, let alone winning, and said 10 titles had a special ring to it. Read More »

Israeli intelligence discovered ISIS plans for laptop bomb

After top Israeli cyber-operators had penetrated a small cell of ISIS bomb makers in Syria some months ago, US Intelligence realized that the terrorist group was working on explosives that could fool airport X-ray machines by imitating perfectly innocent objects such as laptop batteries. Read More »

Trump Claims 'Vindication' After Comey Rakes Him Over Coals

Dershowitz went on to say that even if we don't like the President having that authority, he has that power and you can't turn a Constitutional power into a criminal act. "Think of that. I hardly know the man". "I don't think it's for me to say whether the conversation I had with the president was an effort to obstruct", he said. Read More »

Canada denies it wants G20 to drop mention of Paris climate pact


Below is a statement by Union of Concerned Scientists Director of Strategy and Policy Alden Meyer, who has almost 30 years of experience working on worldwide climate and energy issues. German Environment Minister Barbara Hendricks said all seven countries had agreed on the need to take action but disappointment had been expressed at the US decision to leave the Paris Accord . Read More »

Kate meets London Bridge attack victims and hospital staff

Kate, who met with staff and patients during the impromptu trip, told NHS workers 'What you do is remarkable'. Middleton personally talked to doctors, nurses and staff members from the hospital's Emergency Department who where on shift during the attack . Read More »

Philippines' Duterte Says Didn't Seek US Support in City Siege

He has twice set deadlines for troops to retake Marawi, the country's largest predominantly Muslim city, but each deadline has passed with the battle still raging. "They upload their ideas on YouTube", she said. The U.S. has praised the Philippines for its resilience in the face of ISIS. Flag ceremonies are normally performed twice a week, but this was the first in the mainly Muslim town since May 23, the first day of the siege, when the militants aligned with the Islamic State (IS) killed ... Read More »

Korea Launches Scud-class Ballistic Missile


President Trump early Monday said North Korea is showing "great disrespect" to China with another ballistic missile test . May 14: North Korea test-fires its newly developed Hwasong-12 missile, which it says can carry a heavy nuclear warhead. Read More »

Turkey's president ratifies Qatar military deals


Tensions surged between countries closer to Saudi Arabia (such as Bahrain, and Egypt ) and others, such Qatar, with ties to Iran . The in a delicate position with Qatar, particularly given the significant American troop presence at several military bases. Read More »

Attorney General Jeff Sessions to testify in public hearing


The appearance before the Senate intelligence committee comes one week after former FBI Director Comey cryptically told lawmakers the bureau had expected Sessions to recuse himself weeks before he did from an investigation into contacts between Trump campaign associates and Russian Federation during the 2016 election. Read More »

UK: Johnson rules out cancelling Trump's state visit

Khan spoke out after the US President attacked his response to the terror strikes on Saturday. "Severe means an attack across the country is still highly likely, and so we have all got to be vigilant", Khan said . Khan said was that there was no reason to be alarmed by an enlarged police presence after the rampage. "The invitation has been issued and accepted but I see no reason to change that", he said. Read More »

Secret Service says it doesn't have any Trump tapes

But he says the president "believes that the sooner we can get this addressed and dealt with" the better. Trump on Friday raised some eyebrows when he accused Comey of lying under oath when he claimed Trump asked him to "let go" of the investigation into former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn. Read More »

England beats Venezuela to lift U20 World Cup for first time


The match was won by the only goal, scored in the first half by Everton's Dominic Calvert-Lewin, who reacted superbly after his first shot, hit with his right foot, was saved to slot the ball home with his left. Calvert-Lewin bagged the victor on the rebound in the 35th minute after seeing his initial shot saved... Venezuela came even closer moments later. Read More »

Senior Cabinet minister offer support to UK prime minister


The party is seeking support from Northern Ireland's Democratic Unionist Party to stay in power. "Let's get on with the job". And I think that's what's important, I think that's what the public would expect. He added: "I'm not going to appoint the shadow cabinet here on the programme". Democratic Unionist Party leader Arlene Foster said that "we have made good progress but the discussions continue". Read More »

Jeff Sessions will testify publicly before Senate Intelligence Committee

Justice Department claims that Sessions himself requested that his testimony be public rather than behind close doors like many Intelligence Committee hearings, according to a report on Monday, Sessions may remain tight-lipped anyway. Comey himself had a riveting appearance before the same Senate panel last week , with some key moments centered on Sessions. He is a good guy. Attorney General Jeff Sessions is preparing to face former Senate colleagues over his role in the controversy ... Read More »

JK: Pak continues to violate ceasefire in Krishna Ghati sector

Defence spokesperson said that since 1st June it was the ninth ceasefire violation by the Pakistan army and in last 72 hours this was the sixth ceasefire violation. With the advent of summer in the region, Pakistan continues to push terrorists from across the border into India. "If all of them succeed in making their entry, this figure can reach 400". Read More »

Body of eighth terror attack victim found in Thames

Scotland Yard said formal identification had not yet taken place, but Mr Thomas' next of kin had been informed. Thomas' girlfriend was seriously injured after being hit by the attackers' van. He was also taken into custody on "suspicion of the preparation of terrorist acts", police said. Twelve others, who were arrested on Sunday, were released without charge the following day. Read More »

UK Conservative party strikes deal with minor party, DUP

A "soft" Brexit , by which the United Kingdom gets to stay in the single market and European Union citizens can remain in the United Kingdom, now seems more likely but that will require a great deal of horse-trading. With a hung parliament guaranteed, the so-called "hard Brexit" that May had been pushing for seems less and less likely to pass. Several newspapers said Johnson was being urged by supporters to launch a leadership challenge, but he dismissed the reports as "tripe" . Read More »

Professor Eats His Own Books On TV After Losing Bet On Elections


Unfortunately for Mr Goodwin, Labour won 40.3 percent of the vote. The Internet was quick to remind Goodwin of his promise. Matthew Goodwin had promised on Twitter that if his poll prediction for the UK Polls went wrong, he would eat his entire book on the separation of the UK from the European Union . Read More »

Star-studded "One Love Manchester" raises £2million+

And the star ended the night on a flawless note, with a gorgeous rendition of " Somewhere Over the Rainbow ". It's been reported that Ariana Grande and her team got matching tattoos in tribute to the victims of the Manchester terror attack that took place at her concert last month. Read More »

Brazilian electoral court rules against striping Michael Temer off his presidency

In a story posted late Friday on its website, Veja magazine cites an anonymous presidential aide as saying that Temer and his advisers asked the Brazilian Intelligence Agency to spy on Edson Fachin , who is the justice in charge of an investigation into whether Temer accepted bribes and endorsed buying the silence of a former lawmaker convicted of corruption. Read More »

Trump's Environment Official Skipping Much Of G7 Summit


Trump was represented by Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt , who flew home at the end of the first day after insisting that the USA was continuing to seek "positive engagement" with its partners in the club of wealthy democracies. Read More »

North Korea says missile launch a new type of 'cruise rocket'

Despite its unusually aggressive streak of testing, North Korea still appears mindful not to cross a red line with Washington . The latest missile firing came just one day after South Korea suspended the deployment of the U.S. According to earlier reports by the South Korean media, several anti-ship missiles were launched from the outskirts of the coastal city of Wonsan. Read More »

" "Trump calls Comey "leaks" of memos "'cowardly'"

Susan Collins (R-Maine) if he had shared with anybody the memos he had written to document his conversations with Trump about the president's alleged request for Comey to stop investigating Michael Flynn's ties to Russian Federation. In a press conference in the Rose Garden on Friday , Trump suggested that Comey lied under oath when he told the Senate Intelligence Committee about Trump's Flynn request. Read More »

UK Prime Minister May's Party Projected To Lose Majority In Parliament

Senior DUP leaders said they moved quickly to cement a deal with May to prevent Corbyn from becoming prime minister. Robinson's successor, Foster, faced her own less salacious scandal, involving a government incentive scheme that ended up costing vastly more than expected, leading to instability in Northern Ireland's governing executive. Read More »

Iranian security forces kill mastermind of Tehran attacks


Press TV quoted Iran's Intelligence Minister Mahmoud Alavi, as saying in a televised interview on Saturday that the mastermind of the terrorist attack on Iran's Parliament and the shrine of Ayatollah Khomeini on June 7 were killed earlier in the day by the intelligence forces. Read More »

Attorney General Sessions will testify in public


Sessions said in a letter on Saturday that he will appear before the committee to address matters that former Comey brought up last week in dramatic testimony to the same panel. She added: "With all the noise, with all the intensity of the media coverage and obviously what makes headlines, ultimately we're really focused on why the American people elected Donald Trump as their president". Read More »